Richard Robinson

Richard Robinson, Criminal Defense Attorney

York, PA Criminal Defense Attorney with 30 Years Experience

Richard Robinson

Richard has practiced criminal law since 1988, focusing on criminal defense. For more than three decades, he has handled over more than 5,000 criminal cases, and engaged in approximately 600 criminal jury trials. Richard’s experience includes 15 capital death penalty trials and approximately 55 cases involving homicide — many of which have been high-profile cases in the York County area.

Richard also has experience in civil litigation, including media law litigation and transactional litigation.

After graduating law school, Richard was a judicial law clerk for the Honorable Albert Acker, President Judge of the Mercer County Court of Common Pleas. In 1988, he joined the law firm of Wiley and Benn in York County, Pennsylvania. In 1999, he became a partner in the law firm of Benn and Robinson and in 2002, a partner in the law firm of Miller, Poole & Lord, LLP.

Richard serves clients in York County, Adams County, Cumberland County, and Lancaster.

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Awards & Honors

Distinguished Peer Rating for High Professional Achievement, Martindale-Hubbell


Bar Admissions


  • U.S. District Court Western District of Pennsylvania
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Pennsylvania


Ohio Northern University Pettit College of Law, Ada, Ohio
J.D. – 1987

Marshall University, Huntington, West Virginia
B.A. – 1982

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • York County Association of Criminal Rules Committee, Co-founder
  • National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, Member
  • Pennsylvania Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, Member
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association, Member
  • Herbert B. Cohen Inns of Court, Member

Areas of Practice

Criminal Defense

Civil Litigation


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    Richard represents clients who have been charged with violations including but not limited to:

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